The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 22 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail 42 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.85% 8.74% 4.24%
As % of the General category 20.49% 16.89% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 17
Median daily rate £518 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £329 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -16.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
205 373 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.44% 51.73% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 145 185
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £8.75 £12.69 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £10.24 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £14.50 £16.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.81%) Automotive
4 18 (16.98%) Degree
5 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
6 15 (14.15%) B2C
6 15 (14.15%) Banking
7 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.21%) Project Management
7 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (12.26%) SQL
8 13 (12.26%) Scrum
9 12 (11.32%) German Language
9 12 (11.32%) Java
9 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
9 12 (11.32%) Avaya
10 11 (10.38%) Change Management
10 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
10 11 (10.38%) Unix
10 11 (10.38%) ITIL
10 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (9.43%) Oracle
11 10 (9.43%) SLA
11 10 (9.43%) Firewall
11 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
12 9 (8.49%) IVR
12 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
12 9 (8.49%) BDD

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.83%) CMS
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Office
2 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.94%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 4 (3.77%) LDAP
2 4 (3.77%) WAN
3 3 (2.83%) VoIP
3 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.89%) ADSL
4 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.89%) LAN
4 2 (1.89%) MPLS
4 2 (1.89%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) ATM
5 1 (0.94%) NAS
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.77%) Power BI
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) SSDT
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
3 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (29.25%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Automotive
3 15 (14.15%) Banking
4 12 (11.32%) German Language
5 4 (3.77%) Legal
6 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 3 (2.83%) Publishing
6 3 (2.83%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.94%) French Language
8 1 (0.94%) Games
8 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Architect
3 16 (15.09%) Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Data Modeller
8 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Supplier Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.83%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (2.83%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Developer in Test
9 3 (2.83%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (2.83%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) REST
2 7 (6.60%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) jQuery
2 7 (6.60%) Spring
3 5 (4.72%) J2EE
3 5 (4.72%) JMS
3 5 (4.72%) Node.js
3 5 (4.72%) SOAP
3 5 (4.72%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.77%) React
4 4 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.83%) JSON
5 3 (2.83%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.49%) IVR
4 8 (7.55%) Mainframe
4 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.83%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.83%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
8 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.89%) e-Health
8 2 (1.89%) PMI
8 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.94%) EPoS
9 1 (0.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Unix
2 8 (7.55%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.77%) MVS
3 4 (3.77%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.89%) AIX
4 2 (1.89%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) CentOS
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.15%) B2C
3 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
3 14 (13.21%) Project Management
3 14 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.26%) Scrum
5 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.38%) Change Management
6 11 (10.38%) ITIL
6 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (8.49%) BDD
7 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.55%) CRM
8 8 (7.55%) Supplier Management
9 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.66%) Kanban
10 6 (5.66%) Migration
10 6 (5.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) Java
3 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.66%) C#
5 5 (4.72%) C
6 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.89%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.94%) ABAP
8 1 (0.94%) C++
8 1 (0.94%) F#
8 1 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) CISSP
2 3 (2.83%) CLAS
2 3 (2.83%) GIAC
2 3 (2.83%) MBA
2 3 (2.83%) PhD
2 3 (2.83%) SANS
3 2 (1.89%) APMG
3 2 (1.89%) CCNA
3 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
3 2 (1.89%) MCP
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.83%) SDET
3 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.94%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.89%) PowerHA
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) CA Wily
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Avaya
3 10 (9.43%) Oracle
4 8 (7.55%) SAP
5 7 (6.60%) IBM
6 4 (3.77%) Genesys
6 4 (3.77%) KANA
6 4 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco
7 3 (2.83%) F5
8 2 (1.89%) CA
8 2 (1.89%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.89%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.89%) Veritas
8 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) Informatica
9 1 (0.94%) NCR
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp